Irrawang High School Outreach Day

15 May

Last friday Dr Hannah Power travelled to Irrawang High School to teach year 11 and 12 students about coastal processes, risks imposed on our beaches and the surrounding environment as well as current management strategies. Students saw first hand the impact coastal development is having on our beaches which has … Read More »

BBUGS Scholarships

6 May

Are you a full time student undertaking a project relevant to underground geotechnical engineering and want $5000 to assist with the cost? You are in luck, applications for BBUGS Scholarships are now open! For more information on how to apply head here.

GEOS3220 Field Trip 2019

14 Mar

Third year coastal field trip (GEOS3220 Coastal Processes) 16 – 22 February. Our accommodation was at Elizabeth Beach Caravan Park, and the class room was the beautiful beaches; Elizabeth, Blueys and Shelley beach in the Pacific Palms area. On the field trip students engaged in various field techniques including surveying, … Read More »

We’re now on Facebook!

6 Mar

Come and check us out on Facebook, Earth Science University of Newcastle. Please come and like, follow.. stalk our page! We’ll post interesting Earth Science related article and links, and the exciting research that we are involved with. Remember to use #uongeos in your Instagram posts. We love showcasing the … Read More »

Attend the Mined Land Rehabilitation Conference 2019

24 Jan

Engage The 2019 Conference will attract: those with a professional interest in Mined Land Rehabilitation regulatory officers involved in the mining sector, Policy development and implementation new researchers, recent PhD, Masters and Honours graduates individuals and organisations representing the mining community and associated supply chains researchers and research institutes; and broader … Read More »

In a Land of Plenty, Big Water Problems

22 Jan

Michelle Ho, a University of Newcastle alumni, and now a Postdoctoral at Columbia University shares the implications and importance of her research in this video. Michelle’s research is focused on hydroclimatic variability and water resource risk analysis using paleoclimate information and drivers of large-scale climate variability.   Center for Water, … Read More »

STEM Professionals in Schools – Earth Sciences UON

17 Dec

STEM Professionals in Schools is a national volunteer program that facilitates partnerships between schools and industry to bring a real STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) into the classroom. Friday 14th Alisa, Murray and myself headed off to Lambton Public School to show Year 3 students the wonderful world of Earth … Read More »